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Going further for Winnipeg kids and families.

After listening to Winnipeggers United Way presents a 3-year plan with clear goals to do more for kids and families still struggling in our city. For the first time in United Way Winnipeg’s history the annual fundraising campaign is evolving … Continue reading






The greatest gift

Neighbourhood family centre brings healing. Human connection is one of the greatest gifts to be found at a neighbourhood family centre. When Malofo Fofana lost her husband to cancer in 2014 the Winnipeg Central Park Women’s Resource Centre gave her … Continue reading






Plane Pull 2016: Get on board!

September 23 will be the biggest Plane Pull yet! It’s your chance for a one-of-a-kind experience pulling an 80,000+ lb. C-130 Hercules or Boeing 727 (with help from 19 friends)! Plane Pull 2016 Plane Pull The concept is simple: teams of … Continue reading






#YouthBreakingBarriers goes global

United Way’s agency partner Youth Agencies Alliance (YAA) art show begins a global social media campaign to spread youth vision for a better world. Malissa’s vision for a brighter future includes better mental health support for youth, and a ‘#StopSuicide’ hashtag … Continue reading






Sunny skies and generosity

The 24th Annual United Way Winnipeg Golf Tournament saw sunny skies and a lot of generosity on Wednesday at the beautiful Bel Acres Golf & Country Club. More than 140 golfers on 36 teams took part in the Texas Scramble … Continue reading






The secret to happiness.

Turning five is a special event in anyone’s life, and for her fifth birthday Braelyn had a special idea. “She decided she wanted to do something,” said Braelyn’s aunt, Shania Pruden. “We were talking and she doesn’t like it how … Continue reading